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9 gifs that prove the struggle is real when you're in between jobs

It’s like being back in college, but with a lot less partying and a lot more looking for jobs and updating your resume.

You know what it's like when you're in between jobs — it's like you have to go back to living the life of a student again: It's like being back in college, but with a lot less partying and a lot more looking for jobs and updating your resume. Fortunately, we've all been there at one time or another and can sympathize, so you're not alone in this journey. For now, take some time to enjoy these nine gifs of instances where the struggle is real…

1. When you have to scramble to save every last penny to get you through the month…

2. When someone at a party asks where you work…

3. When you're just sitting there on the couch refreshing your browser to see if any new job offerings became available…

4. When you're out with friends and they're ordering steaks and lobster, but you have to order a salad to stay on budget…

5. When you spend all night looking for jobs and you don't even meet the minimum requirements…

6. When you try to live in a bubble because you can't afford to get sick without health insurance…

7. When you have an interview with an entire team of people for a job you want…

8. When you have to think twice about everything you post to social media because potential employers may be looking…

9. When you find yourself spending a good deal of time in solitude plotting your next career move…

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